Author Richard B. Spence can be seen on various documentaries on the History Channel and is a consultant for Washington, DC's International Spy Museum. In addition to Secret Agent 666: Aleister Crowley, British Intelligence and the Occult, he is also the author of Trust No One: The Secret World of Sidney Reilly (Feral House).
Ian spoke with professor of history Dr. Richard Spence about his new book on Aleister Crowley, the "poster boy for 20th century occultism." Spence said Crowley was raised in a well-to-do, fundamentalist Christian home and received a Cambridge education. His most shocking revelation about the infamous occultist, however, involves Crowley's work as an operative for British naval... More »Host: Ian Punnett